There are 4 ways to get from Basel to Zurich Airport (ZRH) by train, bus or car
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Basel to Zurich Airport (ZRH) is to bus which costs SFr 6 - SFr 11 and takes 2 h 10 min.
The quickest way to get from Basel to Zurich Airport (ZRH) is to drive which costs SFr 11 - SFr 16 and takes 59 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basel, Basel central station station and arriving at Zurich, Zurich Airport. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 10 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Zürich Flughafen. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 27 min.
The distance between Basel and Zurich Airport (ZRH) is 75 km. The road distance is 88.3 km.
The best way to get from Basel to Zurich Airport (ZRH) without a car is to train which takes 1 h 7 min and costs SFr 35 - SFr 80.
It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to get from Basel to Zurich Airport (ZRH), including transfers.
Basel to Zurich Airport (ZRH) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Basel, Basel central station.
What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland?
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Basel to Zurich Airport (ZRH) hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $60 and the journey takes 53 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Basel to Zurich Airport (ZRH) twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $11 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min.
The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
- Ave. Duration
- 53 min
- Estimated price
- $30 - $60
- Schedules at
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich Flughafen
One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Zurich, Zurich Airport
- Ave. Duration
- 2 h 10 min
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
- $6 - $11
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